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[Florida] LIVE VIDEO: Ewing v. R.J. Reynolds / Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds / Howles v. Philip Morris

Ewing v. R.J. Reynolds In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Doris Ewing claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to the smoking-related illness of James
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:35
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[Florida] Reasons Behind Nurse's Smoking Take Center Stage as Trial Against Tobacco Makers Opens

Mary Howles, 73, a nurse for more than two decades, began smoking in the 1950s and continued the habit until 1991, four years before doctors diagnosed her with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. She claims tobacco marketing a
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:40
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[Florida] HOWLES V. PHILIP MORRIS

Howles v. Philip Morris 01/06/16 AM (OPENINGS) TBD 09:00 AM EST / In this tobacco litigation trial, Mary Howles is suing defendant tobacco companies, claiming they concealed the dangers of cigarettes, which caused a smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:57
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[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Jones Day’s Stephanie Parker ($$)

Reynolds this year closed out nearly every remaining federal Engle progeny case in Florida and obtained a crucial win at the Eleventh Circuit, accomplishments that land its defense leader among Law360’s Product Liability MVPs for the fourth straight...
Law360
added Nov 24, 2015 21:39
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $8M For Pilot's Bladder Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A retired pilot who developed bladder cancer and heart and lung diseases after smoking for decades urged a Florida jury Friday to award him more than $8 million in compensatory damages against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, saying the tobacco companies
Law360
added Nov 21, 2015 19:38
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. JOAN SCHOEFF (PDF)

We disagree with the Sury court to the extent it reviewed the trial court’s “core” analysis under the abuse of discretion standard. Instead, we “review de novo the legal question of whether certain conduct qualifies as negligence or intentional tort.”
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2015 02:29
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[Florida] Fla. Smoker Tells Jury Tobacco Cos. Took Her Voice, Lung ($$)

"We have to hurry because my client has no future," he said. "You will see the tortures of the damages she endured"...The dramatic arguments kicked off the trial in an Engle progeny suit brought against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett G
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 04:19
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[Florida] Fla. Court Remands $12M Engle Award To Apply Shared Fault ($$)

appeals court on Friday upheld a jury verdict against Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny tobacco case but found the trial court erred by entering a final judgment without apportioning the $12 million award based on comparative fault....Lauren Gree
Law360
added Aug 1, 2015 09:39
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[Florida] Appeals Court Sides With Tobacco Co. In Smoker Suit

A Jacksonville jury last year found the tobacco company was 5 percent liable in the death of Robert Reider but did not award damages to Reider’s widow, Barbara. In an appeal, Barbara Reider’s attorneys argued that the jury had reached an “unlawful compro
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jul 19, 2015 20:51
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Caused Ex-Smoker's Lung Ailment, Jury Told ($$)

During opening arguments in Miami, an attorney for Thomas Hardin said his client was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 1996. Thomas Hardin grew up in rural Alabama and began smoking at the age of 9, he said. Allan B. Kaiser of The
Law360
added Jun 4, 2015 14:09
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